10/10/2008 11:00PM

McIntosh named Louisiana Downs racing secretary


BOSSIER CITY, La. - The shake-up of racing secretaries in Louisiana continued Saturday as Trent McIntosh was named to the position at Louisiana Downs. McIntosh replaces Doug Bredar who will assume the same duties at Gulfstream Park following the conclusion of the Louisiana Downs meeting next Saturday.

McIntosh has been the racing secretary at Delta Downs since 1998. Earlier this year, Jason Boulet, formerly the racing secretary at Evangeline Downs, accepted the same post at Fair Grounds, which begins its season Nov. 14.

McIntosh hails from a family of southern Louisiana horsemen, as his father William is a longtime trainer and his brother, Trey, is a racing official at Delta.

McIntosh is scheduled to begin his duties "soon," as he prepares for the Louisiana Downs Quarter Horse meeting that gets underway Jan. 10, according to Louisiana Downs vice president of racing operations Mark Midland.